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Gavels 'n' Paddles: French automaton doll, $44,800, Theriault's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A French musical automaton, 30 inches tall, the extremely rare Bebe Triste facial model, sold for $44,800 at an antique doll auction titled Soiree, held May 14 by Theriault’s (based in Annapolis, Md.) in Las Vegas, Nev. The doll’s intricate movements included a tumbling […]